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SunriseRise: 5:51  
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SunsetSet: 20:04
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NGC 5901 - Star in Boötes

Altitude: 53.3°   Azimuth: 83.1°   Direction: East

NGC 5901 is a Star in the Boötes constellation. NGC 5901 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 5901 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of NGC 5901 - Star in Boötes star
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DSS2 image of NGC 5901 in the Red band.

Key facts about NGC 5901

NGC 5901
Star
Boötes

NGC 5901 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 53.3°
Azimuth: 83.1°
Direction: East

See also NGC 5901 rise and set times.

Available Resources for NGC 5901 - Star in Boötes

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 5901

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 5901 are provided in the following table:

15h 15m 02s
+42° 13’ 41”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 5901 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart NGC 5901 - Star in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5901 - Star in Boötes.

Finder chart NGC 5901 - Star in Boötes star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 5901 - Star in Boötes.

Rise and set times of NGC 5901 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

NGC 5901 - Star in Boötes is circumpolar and transits at 01:16 UTC (altitude: 80.7°)